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118. James Bedwell73 was born about 1789 in Virginia.155 He died of pneumonia in Apr 1860 in Poinsett County, Arkansas.156,157

• 1820 Census for Bedford County, Tennessee, shows James Bedwell as head of household containing: two males under 10; one male 10-15; one male 26-44; one female under 10; one female 26-44; one male slave of 14-25; two female slaves under 14; and one female slave 26-44.

• has this census listing for James Bedwell, but no online image:
Name: Bedwell, James; Township: Unknown Townships; County: Lawrence; State: Arkansas; Year: 1834;p Roll: _IMAGE Page: 2.

• 1834 Tax List for Chicott County, Arkansas, shows a James Bedwell. Because Chicott County is so far south of Lawrence and Poinsett counties, this is probably a different James Bedwell.

• 1840 Census for Languille, Poinsett County, Arkansas, shows James Bedwell as head of household containing one male between 30-40, one male between 60-70, two females between 10-15, two females between 15-20, and one female between 60-70.

• 1850 Census for Bolivar Township, Poinsett County, Arkansas, shows Samuel H. Bedwell (incorrectly shown as Bidwell in index), age 33, a farmer born in Tennessee, as head of household with: James Bedwell, 61, born in Virginia; and Susana Bedwell, 63, born in North Carolina

• From the Mortality Index of the 1860 census:
Bedwell, James; Age: 74; Gender: M; Death Date: April, 1860; Death Location: Poinsett, Arkansas; Cause: Pneumonia; Birth Location: Tennessee.

Susanah Rawson155,156 was born about 1787 in North Carolina.155 She died in 1866 in Poinsett County, Arkansas.158 James Bedwell and Susanah Rawson had the following children:



Samuel King Bedwell.



Robert D. Bedwell.